People collect their belongings from a heavily damaged building in the aftermath of a car bomb explosion in commercial area of New Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday
Police secure the area after an explosion in central Istanbul, Turkey. Turkish police sealed off a central Istanbul square in the historic Sultanahmet district on Tuesday after a large explosion
Afghan men carry a wounded man at the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. A large explosion struck close to Kabul airport on Monday, causing at least 10 casualties near to the area where a suicide bomber blew himself up earlier in the day
Mother of a fireman Zhang Qian who killed in the Tianjin chemical explosions accident, grieves on her son’s tombstone at the 100th days memorial in a martyr’s cemetery in Tianjin city, China, on Thursday
Rescue workers stand in front of a damaged building near the site of last week’s explosions at Binhai new district in Tianjin, China, on Monday
An injured man evacuated from the residential area near the explosion site looks towards pluming smoke in Binhai new district in Tianjin, China. The death toll from two huge explosions that tore through an industrial area in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin more than doubled to 44, the official Xinhua news agency said on Thursday.
A villager from Yirca collects coal on Monday outside the Soma mine in Manisa. People gathered for the anniversary of the death of 301 workers after an explosion a year ago
At least six people were injured after an explosion hit part of an oil storage facility on Monday at Dragon Aromatics in eastern China
Soldiers watch as oil barrels are moved from the site of an explosion on Monday at a petrol station and storage facility near the Bakara open-air market in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu
Local people inspect the site of an explosion near a bus stop in downtown Donetsk, Ukraine. At least nine people were killed and nine injured early on Thursday, pro-Russian separatists said.
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A large explosion allegedly hitting a Syrian army military outpost in the southern part of the city of Maarat al-Numan in the Idlib province. The explosion was reportedly caused by rebel fighters belonging to Ahrar al-Sham brigade of the Islamic Front coalition who dug a tunnel underneath the outpost and loaded it with explosives.
Rescue personnel survey the wreckage after an explosion in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, on Friday. The explosion, caused by a gas leak, killed 22 people, injured 270 and sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air
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Heavy smoke pours from the debris as the New York fire department responds to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse at 1646 Park Avenue in the Harlem area of Manhattan in New York City. Reports of an explosion were heard before the collapse of two multiple-dwelling buildings that left at least 11 injured
Riot police assist a colleague after an explosion during clashes with anti-government protesters near Government House in Bangkok. A police officer was killed and dozens of police and anti-government protesters were wounded in gun battles and clashes in Bangkok, officials and witnesses said.
A woman covers her mouth against the smoke in a street damaged by an explosion at a Sinopec oil pipeline in Qingdao, Shandong province, China. The explosion killed 35 people and caused a blaze that took several hours to bring under control, halting operations at a major oil port.
Soldiers, policemen and medical personnel gather at the site of explosions near the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, which killed at least 20 people and injured more than 95 on Tuesday.
People escape from a huge fireball after an accidental explosion at a petrol storage facility at former US residential housing in Mogadishu, the Somalia capital
People run to help outside one of two mosques hit by explosions in Lebanon’s northern city of Tripoli. At least 13 people were killed and more than 50 wounded in two explosions outside mosques in Lebanon‘s northern city of Tripoli on Friday, security sources and witnesses said
People shout for help at the site of an explosion in Beirut’s southern suburbs. Rescue workers in the southern Beirut district hit by an explosion on Thursday have found nine bodies, a witness at the scene said. The powerful blast engulfed several cars in flames and also trapped people in a nearby building
Novice Buddhist monks offer prayers for peace at the Tergar Monastery, the site of an explosion, in Bodh Gaya, about 130 kilometers (80 miles) south of Patna, the capital of Bihar, in the east of India, on Tuesday. One man has been detained and sketches of two others have been prepared as investigators searched for clues into a series of blasts at some of Buddhism’s holiest sites in Bodh Gaya.